BMW R Series Motorcycle Info Page
General R Bike How To's:
Bike specific info
R80/R100 GS/PD related info
R65/R65LS related info
Paul Sotrop's R50/5, R60/5, R75/5 pagePaul Sotrop
Jim Buchanan's excellent /5 technical how-to page
How Carburetors work... by Bob Frasier
BMW Transmission Articles by Kari Prager
How Mufflers work... by Joe Dille
BMW News Paul Hounslow
Comprehensive inventory of BMW motorcycle production 1923-1974
Boxer Regulator Schematics by Matt Bennett and Rik Steenwinkel
High Power Output Regulator by Brian Curry
Need More Power? Add an external alternator... pictures by Sven-erik Tiberg
Wind tunnel data for R100 provided by Sven-erik Tiberg
Sparkplugs for R bikes
"Snake Oil! Is That Additive Really A Negative"by Fred Rau. 8/92
"More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Motor Oil" by Ed Hackett
The DOD Yellow Pages
The DOD Motorcyclists Buyer's guide
Information on Helmets
Leathers FAQ: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly by Martin Fitzpatrick
BMW clothes Paul Hounslow
Motorcycle Tips and Techniques The Master Strategy Group
Dunlop Motorcycle Tire Page
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Travel around the world on a BMW...
1995 Paris->Panama rally
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